Edinburgh Western Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Liberal Democrats Gain (7.5% majority)
Constituency MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton
Top-up region MSPs 3 Conservative, 2 Labour, 2 Green Party
Region Lothian
Electorate 60,624 (-1.7% since 2015)
Edinburgh Western results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Alex Cole-Hamilton
Lib 16,645 41.9% +14.2
Toni Giugliano
SNP 13,685 34.4% -1.4
Sandy Batho
Con 5,686 14.3% -0.8
Cat Headley
Lab 3,750 9.4% -12.0
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Share of top-up region votes: Lothian region

Share of vote and seats
Votes Share Seats
Scottish National Party SNP
118,546 36.2%
Conservative Con
74,972 22.9% 3
Labour Lab
67,991 20.8% 2
Green Party Gre
34,551 10.6% 2
Liberal Democrats LD
18,479 5.6%
UK Independence Party UKIP
5,802 1.8%
Women's Equality Party WEP
3,877 1.2%
RISE RISE
1,641 0.5%
Solidarity Sol
1,319 0.4%
Elected regional members for Lothian region
Party
Miles Briggs
Conservative Con
Gordon Lindhurst
Conservative Con
Jeremy Balfour
Conservative Con
Kezia Dugdale
Labour Lab
Neil Findlay
Labour Lab
Alison Johnstone
Green Party Gre
Andy Wightman
Green Party Gre
Seat background for Edinburgh Western constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Edinburgh Western
2016
Alex Cole-Hamilton
Liberal Democrats
2011
Colin Keir
Scottish National Party
2007
Margaret Smith
Liberal Democrats
2003
Margaret Smith
Liberal Democrats
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Edinburgh Western

Demographics in Edinburgh Western

Unemployment rate

5.5%
Medium
Ranked 40 of 73

Levels of poor health

3.7%
Very Low
Ranked 64 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.2%
Medium
Ranked 36 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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